Tag: Mogo

  • News from 100 years ago – 5 November 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 5 November 1921

    Featured Image: Illustration from The Young Fur Traders 1949. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  5 November 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society EMASCULATION. – Owing to unforeseen circumstances Mr. M. E. Ryan was unable to operate in Moruya yesterday but expects to do so on Monday Next. LAUNCHING OF BOAT. […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 22 October 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 22 October 1921

    PROCLAMATION. – A proclamation has been gazetted which makes it an offence to pluck wild flowers except by cutting. A person cannot pick wild flowers on private land except with the permission of the owner. A close season will be provided for certain wild flowers. SALMA GUNDY TEA. – Artistically decorated with roses were the spacious […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 24 September 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 24 September 1921

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  24 September 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society RUNAWAY. – Some excitement was cause on Tuesday afternoon through a young draught horse attached to a milk van, bolting. While the driver, Mr. W. J. Jeffery, was in the Commercial Bank, the horse pulled away from the […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 27 August 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 27 August 1921

    Featured Image: Nerrigundah dredge. MDHS collection Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of  27 August 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society ILLNESS. –  It is with sincere regret that we have to report the serious illness of Mr. R. N. Carden, the popular host of the Royal Hotel, who is suffering […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 6 August 1919

    News from 100 years ago – 6 August 1919

    Featured Image: The former Eurobodalla Shire Chambers, Campbell St Moruya. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 August 1921 provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society NINE consecutive days of cold bleak winds. SNOW visible on western hills on Wednesday. LEAVE OF ABSENCE. –  Matron Constable, who has been granted two months’ leave […]

  • Ball season in a busy town – news from 100 years ago

    Ball season in a busy town – news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: Residence of the original Bodalla Public school Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 17 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society SUMMARY Hospital Ball 25th August. FROSTY mornings. SUNSHINY days. SNOWBALL teas. OYSTER lease application. MOGO Catholic Ball 6th August. HOSPITAL BALL 25th August. CONVENT BALL 17th September. […]

  • WANTED – A GOOD GIRL AND OTHER NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    WANTED – A GOOD GIRL AND OTHER NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    Featured image:  Rectory, Bodalla. 2016. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 31 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society FISH GOING TO WASTE.– Mr. H. Whitehead, who has just returned to Sydney from a trip for fish along the South Coast, states that at Narooma he saw a wonderful exhibition of […]

  • No luck for Mr Luck – and other news from 100 years ago.

    No luck for Mr Luck –  and other news from 100 years ago.

    Featured image: C. Irwin seems to be an earlier version of Gordon Warren, a moruya man who won many prizes for his poultry. Cups, trophies, plaques and ribbons won by mr Warren are in our museum’s collection.. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 12 June 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical […]

  • Boats, dredges and punts as well as other news from 100 years ago

    Boats, dredges and punts as well as other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: The ‘Archimedes’, a dredge that was working on the Moruya River in the 1890s. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 8 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society PUNT WIRE BROKEN.- Traffic across Wagonga River was held up for a short time on Tuesday through the Wee Clyde […]

  • News from the Moruya Examiner of 20 October 1917

    News from the Moruya Examiner of 20 October 1917

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 20 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: MADAME PETROVA in her latest and greatest success The Waiting Soul, Star Theatre tonight. INCOME TAX – Several city people have been fined £50 for not sending in Income Tax returns. SCARCITY OF NEWSPAPER – “Everything […]